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Friday, January 17, 2020

Podcast: Giovanni Feroce discusses why he’s running for Governor

Former state senator, Alex and Ani CEO and Newport resident Giovanni Feroce said he will run for governor this year in a series of New Year’s...

What’sUpNewp Radio – August 20th: Pawsox, sailing mishap, things to do...

We had a lot to get to today on the radio program. I recapped the news and reaction regarding the PawSox announcement on Friday, talked...

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – June 4th: A conversation with Javier Juarez,...

Javier Juarez, a Rhode Island resident and probably best known in Newport as a Newport Pedicabber, joined WUN's Ryan Belmore to chat about his recent commencement speech...

What’sUpNewp Radio – August 17: RI Blues Fest, Doug Woolverton, PawSox

It was a jam-packed Friday edition of What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport. ~ Michael Friedman joined me to chat about this weekend's inaugural RI...

PODCAST: Conversation with Phil West, Former Executive Director of Common Cause...

Frank Prosnitz and Phil West will joined me on The Open Forum on WADK 1540AM from 12:30pm - 2pm today, among the topics were ethics, the...

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – June 6: RI Kids Count chats about...

Elizabeth Burke Bryant, Exeuctive director of Rhode Island Kids Count, joined Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz on this edition of What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on...

Podcast: A convo with Gregory Thompson, Women’s Resource Center

Gregory Thompson, Development Director, of the Women's Resource Center in Newport and Warren, stopped by What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK on Tuesday...

Podcast: Pell Elementary Students speak with astronaut aboard International Space Station

Newport’s Pell Elementary School students made history today by becoming the first Rhode Island public school to make contact with the International Space Station...

PODCAST: Discussion About the Upcoming State Mandated Changes at the Maher...

The Maher Garden Center in Middletown, operated by the John L. Maher Center, will be closing temporarily at the end of 2015 for their...

What’sUpNewp Radio #90: Neil Steinberg from The Rhode Island Foundation discusses...

The Rhode Island Foundation is inviting Aquidneck Island residents to share their thoughts about their state and their community over a neighborly meal on...

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – May 29: Chatting with organizers of Hope...

It was a jam-packed Tuesday edition of What'sUpNewp Radio Edition today. Brian Sullivan kicked off the show and provided us with the details on Hope...

Podcast #129: Strawberry Festival, Chowder Festival and Summer Solstice Celebration

We took a long tough look at some of the biggest issues today on WADK 1540AM from 12:30pm to 2pm! ;) At 12:45 p.m., Anne Marie Richards joined us to...

What’sUpNewp Radio – June 19: Attila Csiki, One Night Only; John...

What a fun Tuesday show! It was great to be joined by artist and choreographer Attila Csiki. Attila talked about the event "One Night Only -...

Podcast: A conversation with Len Lardaro, University of Rhode Island economist

Len Lardaro, the University of Rhode Island economist who produces a monthly Current Conditions Index, is encouraged by the sustained growth of the state’s...

PODCAST: Interview with Keith Stokes about Newport’s African American History

Keith Stokes, Vice President of 1696 Heritage Group, joined me on The Open Forum on 1540 AM WADK Newport on Martin Luther King Jr....

In his own words, a World War II vet remembers

I recall several years ago, walking slowly from the cemetery after the funeral for my Uncle Joe, a World War II vet....

What’s Up Radio: A conversation with Newport Mayor-elect Jamie Bova

Newport, RI - The voters spoke on November 6th and elected their new City Council, and now the new City Council has spoken and...

PODCAST: Lt. Governor Dan McKee on National Grid’s Proposed Rate Hike

With National Grid's proposed rate increase of 53% on the energy portion of your electric bill, Lt. Governor Dan McKee is urging Rhode Islanders...

Podcast: Paul Madden discusses the 1929 Black Duck Incident, documentary that...

A historical documentary based on the rum runner shoot out of 1929 will be filmed later this year in Newport and across Rhode Island,...

Podcast – What’sUpNewp Radio: Sea Rose Montessori School; Performance by The...

Early expansion at Sea Rose Montessori Co-op School will bring a new, larger classroom space in Fall 2018. Sea Rose Board President Suzanne McDonald joined...

Podcast #142: Conversation with Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary...

Hear about what the iconic singer had to say about his career, Newport Folk Festival, today's music industry and much more. Peter Yarrow has a...

Podcast: A Bridge To The Future – Al Kamara, Rising from...

Al Kamara was born in a tiny impoverished village in Liberia -- no utilities, no running water, no schools, no hospitals. One...

PODCAST #78: Chat with Erika Van Pelt, Newport Restoration Foundation and...

Today's shows was the definition of "The Open Forum", topics ranged from what's going on this weekend, to DYCF, to American Idol, to Keeping...

Podcast: Matt Gray from Ragged Island Brewing Company discusses plans to...

Matthew Gray, a partner in Ragged Island Brewing Company, joined Frank Prosnitz and I on this edition of What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport...

Podcast #107: Newport Mansions, Expressive Arts Institute at Salve and Fort...

On today's busy Monday edition of The Open Forum on WADK 1540 AM, we caught up with John Rodman, Christopher Carbone and Joe Dias. 12:30...